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Deer Creek Tri/Du - TriathlonSprint

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Mt. Sterling, OH
United States
HFP Racing
84F / 29C
Total Time = 1h 36m 51s
Overall Rank = /
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 10/14
Pre-race routine:

ate 1/2 powerbar and coffee. packed everything up and drove 1 hr to race site. picked up my packet and set up my transition area. pre-race prayer.
Event warmup:

stretching. extremly nervous today! 1st race of the season. I just wanted to finish.
  • 20m 32s
  • 750 meters
  • 02m 44s / 100 meters

Swim was ok. I took my time wasn't sure if I had enough training in to complete - but I did good. Next time I will try harder.
What would you do differently?:

Try Harder to swim faster.
Transition 1
  • 02m 10s

I have to grind my clips - had trouble getting the right one to clip in.
What would you do differently?:

I may consider going to platform pedals for races to better my T times.
  • 44m 20s
  • 12.4 miles
  • 16.78 mile/hr

Felt good on the bike, I really thought I was going faster than my time says.:)
Transition 2
  • 01m 23s
  • 28m 25s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 10s  min/mile

Very hot and humid! ran in the sun, needed more water stations. Very fatigued!
What would you do differently?:

Practice bricks. My run time was really bad compared to what I have done so far this year.
Post race
Warm down:

walking and water in me and on me (very hot)

What limited your ability to perform faster:

lack of adequate training

Event comments:

I guess I did ok for my first Tri of the year. I was about 2 min faster than last year. Glad to see everybody racing again. I really missed it over the winter!

Last updated: 2005-06-07 12:00 AM
00:20:32 | 750 meters | 02m 44s / 100meters
Age Group: 11/14
Overall: 0/
Performance: Average
Suit: Aquaman Pulsar
Course: Triagular loop
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:10
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Below average
00:44:20 | 12.4 miles | 16.78 mile/hr
Age Group: 11/14
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Wind: Some
Course: relatively flat loop on backroads around the Lake.
Road: Potholes  Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Good Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:23
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
00:28:25 | 03.1 miles | 09m 10s  min/mile
Age Group: 7/14
Overall: 0/
Performance: Below average
Course: out and back across the levy - very flat.
Keeping cool Below average Drinking Not enough
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? No
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

2005-06-07 11:31 AM

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